what is keeping someone

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used to ask why someone is lateWhat's keeping them? They should have been here 30 minutes ago.

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“What is keeping someone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20is%20keeping%20someone. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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